Dead Man Found in Tent in Middle of Prospect Park: Police

Authorities are investigating the death of a man who was found in a tent, face up, in the middle of Prospect Park over the weekend. 

Police got a call about a possible dead man near Center Drive shortly after 2:15 p.m. Sunday. They found the man, believed to be in his 60s, dead in a small tent in a wooded area in the center of the park, authorities say.

It's not clear how long the man may have been dead. According to DNAinfo, police think he was likely homeless. He has not been identified. 

The medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine how the man died.

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